In this post, you will find great Change Quotes from famous people, such as N. R. Narayana Murthy, Matt Dillon, Naomi Judd, Leonardo da Vinci, Natalya Neidhart. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
One of my greatest fears is not being able to change, to be caught in a never-ending cycle of sameness. Growth is so important.
Change is the one thing we can be sure of.
The world is at a big risk from climate change. We have to come up with solutions, to bring in a sustainable economy.
The great growling engine of change – technology.
When time and space and change converge, we find place. We arrive in Place when we resolve things. Place is peace of mind and understanding. Place is knowledge of self. Place is resolution.
Everything is a learning lesson, good and bad, so I am happy with the way things are, and I learned from everything negative. I am in a great space now, so I wouldn’t change a thing!
In too many instances, the march to globalization has also meant the marginalization of women and girls. And that must change.
We cannot change our past. We can not change the fact that people act in a certain way. We can not change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude.
We can change the world if we change ourselves. We just need to get hold of the old patterns of thinking and dealing with things and start listening to our inner voices and trusting our own superpowers.
I want to be able to look back and say, ‘I’ve done everything I can, and I was successful.’ I don’t want to look back and say I should have done this or that. I’d like to change things for the younger generation of swimmers coming along.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
We are all born with a unique genetic blueprint, which lays out the basic characteristics of our personality as well as our physical health and appearance… And yet, we all know that life experiences do change us.
I believe people change. I think that they can learn from mistakes.
I was willing to accept what I couldn’t change.
The only way to permanently change the temperature in the room is to reset the thermostat. In the same way, the only way to change your level of financial success ‘permanently’ is to reset your financial thermostat. But it is your choice whether you choose to change.
We can’t change anything until we get some fresh ideas, until we begin to see things differently.
Especially in technology, we need revolutionary change, not incremental change.
To change what you get, you must change who you are.
All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.
Looking back is a way to sharpen the focus on the things you want to change in your life. I think there’s something about nostalgia that really puts a fine point on the here-and-now, and that can be incredibly fascinating and interesting and engaging for the mind.
I don’t think people change. I think they definitely mature. But I think the essence of what I am today is the same as when I was five years old. It’s just maturity. I’ve become a healthier, fuller expression of that essence.
If you begin to understand what you are without trying to change it, then what you are undergoes a transformation.
In a progressive country change is constant; change is inevitable.
Nothing endures but change.
The evidence for human-made climate change is overwhelming.
Peace, unity, love, and nonviolence should be our rallying cry and the catalyst for change in our nation.
A change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and ourselves.
You put high heels on and you change.
Each one of us can make a difference. Together we make change.
Art was, seriously, the only thing I’d ever wanted to own. It has always been for me a stable nourishment. I use it. It can change the way that I feel in the mornings.
Everything depends on our ability to sustainably inhabit this earth, and true sustainability will require us all to change our way of thinking on how we take from the earth and how we give back.
Whether I’m a bit of an old soul or not, I am who I am, and that doesn’t change, whether I’m with adults or with my friends.
In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.
If you feel like it’s difficult to change, you will probably have a harder time succeeding.
Nobody understands how the world will change. The only way you can plan for the future is to have scenarios. You have to have the courage to take a leap of faith on one of them.
As human beings, we are vulnerable to confusing the unprecedented with the improbable. In our everyday experience, if something has never happened before, we are generally safe in assuming it is not going to happen in the future, but the exceptions can kill you and climate change is one of those exceptions.
Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature’s delight.
To change ones life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly.
Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.
Change is definitely every day. It’s an ever-changing world. Everything changes, so I really don’t know. I just hope I become a better person, a better man.
But I think it’s more that when you’re young, you’re invincible, you’re immortal – or at least you think you are. The possibilities are limitless, you’re inventing the future. Then you get older and suddenly you have a history. It’s fixed. You can’t change anything. I find that a bit disturbing, to be honest.
People can try to reinvent themselves. I don’t think you can really change who you are, though, because who you are is pretty much where you came from and what you’ve done up to now.
Americans have so far put up with inequality because they felt they could change their status. They didn’t mind others being rich, as long as they had a path to move up as well. The American Dream is all about social mobility in a sense – the idea that anyone can make it.
I know my soul is beautiful; I know I’m a good person. And that will never change for me.
Christians are supposed not merely to endure change, nor even to profit by it, but to cause it.
Asking questions is the first way to begin change.
My greatest life lesson has been that life can change in a second. This is why it’s important to always live your best possible life and to do what you can for others.
If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
I don’t care what other people think as long as I am happy. The day I die or retire, I have blown all my chances because I don’t have the chance any more to change my image as an F1 driver.
I don’t know if you can change things, but it’s a drop in the ocean.
Repentance means you change your mind so deeply that it changes you.
Every player needs a little time to adjust to new teammates and the mentality of the coach when you change clubs.
Some people don’t like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him they do not like him.
You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change.
Friendships that have stood the test of time and change are surely best.
Change is vital, improvement the logical form of change.
A hero is someone right who doesn’t change.
We’ll try and be very aggressive, we’ll try and speed up and change gears, and we’ll see who’s going to win.
It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself, to resist invasions of it in the case of others: or their case may, by change of circumstances, become his own.
Constitutions should consist only of general provisions; the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent, and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things.
I don’t think my personality will change. No matter how much time passes or how old I get, I’d like to be considered a playful person to everyone.
Money does not change people, people change.
People can cry much easier than they can change.
The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.
You can’t change the world; you can’t fix the whole environment. But you can recycle. You can turn the water off when you’re brushing your teeth. You can do small things.
Where educators are raising and combining their voices, the seeds of positive change have emerged. Collective voice, exercised through the union, is power – the power to drive real change for our kids, families and communities.
Journalism is what maintains democracy. It’s the force for progressive social change.
I don’t know what religious people do. I kind of wished I’d been a Christian with the blind faith that God is doing the right thing. As a Buddhist, you feel like you have more control over the situation, and that you can change your karma.
Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image.
I think it’s naive to pray for world peace if we’re not going to change the form in which we live.
Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before.
Virtual reality and augmented reality will change the way we shop.
In a liquid modern life there are no permanent bonds, and any that we take up for a time must be tied loosely so that they can be untied again, as quickly and as effortlessly as possible, when circumstances change – as they surely will in our liquid modern society, over and over again.
Climate change is crap.
Wealth brings with it refinement, the spirit of conservation, while poverty inspires adventurous ideas, the desire to change things, and has little care for life.
I would like to be remembered, if I am remembered at all, as being a catalyst for change in the world, change for good.
The good and bad things are what form us as people… change makes us grow.
In the future, we will probably see cyber operations that change or manipulate electronic information to compromise its integrity instead of simply deleting the access to it.
You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past.
Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.
Conversations create change. It’s easy to call someone ‘enemy,’ but there’s more to it, right?
Hey, Ryan, if Sting retires, will he change his name to Stung?
I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
There are women who make things better, there are women who change things, there are women who make things happen, who make a difference. I want to be one of those women.
It only takes one person to mobilize a community and inspire change. Even if you don’t feel like you have it in you, it’s in you. You have to believe in yourself. People will see your vision and passion and follow you.
Reconciliation requires changes of heart and spirit, as well as social and economic change. It requires symbolic as well as practical action.
I’m not going to change the way I look or the way I feel to conform to anything. I’ve always been a freak. So I’ve been a freak all my life and I have to live with that, you know. I’m one of those people.
Change before you have to.
I think the tiniest little thing can change the course of your day, which can change the course of your year, which can change who you are.
As the time goes by, you change, your learn new things, your attitude is different. For the moment, I’m still enjoying ski racing so much that it would be difficult for me to think about ending my career.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
The president can’t change the country on his own. But what can he do? He can give an example.
Change is the end result of all true learning.
Science arose from poetry… when times change the two can meet again on a higher level as friends.
Climate change and air pollution know no borders, and antibiotics resistance respects no boundaries. Bacteria from Africa can make people in America sick. The burning of Indonesian forests can keep Asia gasping for breath.
We can’t change the past but we can learn from history and remember the important things – the sacrifices our loved ones made, and the price of our freedom today.
The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives its true nature and destiny and comes into permanent accord with the Great Harmony: this is what furthers and what perseveres.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
It’s hard to change information in books, but if we have everything online, then a somewhat untrustworthy group of people controlling the thing – which I think is what we have – gives us ‘1984.’
Although circumstances may change in the blink of an eye, people change at a slower pace. Even motivated people who welcome change often encounter stumbling blocks that make transformation more complicated than they’d originally anticipated.
I want a real revolution, a real change in society: society, a great organic mass of well-regulated forces used for the bringing-about a happy life for all.
The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it.
Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges.
There is no Left and Right any more. Left and Right is irrelevant… We need big change. We’ve got to get back control of our country.
You change the world by being yourself.
There are three constants in life… change, choice and principles.
Policies are many, Principles are few, Policies will change, Principles never do.
Don’t ever forget that a small group of thoughtful people can change the world, it’s the only thing that ever has.
Creative thinking inspires ideas. Ideas inspire change.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives: where we focus our attention.
At the end of the day, I just do my job. I love my art. But I genuinely want to change the world. I’m very generous, and I really want people to see that I am – that’s really it.
If you don’t change with the times, the times are going to change you.
You change your life by changing your heart.
I don’t go by or change my attitude based on what people say. At the end of the day, they, too, are judging me from their perspective. I would rather be myself and let people accept me for what I am than be somebody who I am not, just because I want people’s approval.
The ultimate end of all revolutionary social change is to establish the sanctity of human life, the dignity of man, the right of every human being to liberty and well-being.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there.
You don’t have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life’s about change.
The beauty of dystopia is that it lets us vicariously experience future worlds – but we still have the power to change our own.
I believe that history has shape, order, and meaning; that exceptional men, as much as economic forces, produce change; and that passe abstractions like beauty, nobility, and greatness have a shifting but continuing validity.
If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself. If you want to know the theory and methods of revolution, you must take part in revolution. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience.
Change always seems impossible until it’s inevitable.
One must change one’s tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one’s superiority.
Every moment is an organizing opportunity, every person a potential activist, every minute a chance to change the world.
You are who you are and what you are because of what has gone into your mind. You can change who you are and what you are by changing what goes into your mind.
Climate change is the greatest threat to humanity, perhaps ever. Global temperatures are rising at an unprecedented rate, causing drought and forest fires and impacting human health.
In a free society, government reflects the soul of its people. If people want change at the top, they will have to live in different ways. Our major social problems are not the cause of our decadence. They are a reflection of it.
The change I want to see is a start-up environment where everyone, regardless of gender and background, feels welcome and safe; where sexual harassment or discrimination will not impede great talent from producing great impact.
There can be no democracy without truth. There can be no truth without controversy, there can be no change without freedom. Without freedom there can be no progress.
If you want to have clean ideas, change them as often as your shirt.
As the world we live in is so unpredictable, the ability to learn and to adapt to change is imperative, alongside creativity, problem-solving, and communication skills.
Art is not supposed to change the world, to change practical things, but to change perceptions. Art can change the way we see the world. Art can create an analogy.
We don’t need no more danger, we don’t need no more difficulties, we don’t need no more misunderstanding, and we don’t need no more violence. We need the people to see each other and know of each other, feel each other, touch each other, share with each other, and change hearts with each other.
By the time we get to the 2040s, we’ll be able to multiply human intelligence a billionfold. That will be a profound change that’s singular in nature. Computers are going to keep getting smaller and smaller. Ultimately, they will go inside our bodies and brains and make us healthier, make us smarter.
The experience of reading a printed comic book will never change, but now, thanks to the digital age, there are many different ways to enjoy the same story. Digital comic books, of course, can be interactive in many different ways, allowing the reader to feel like a participant in the story.
If you never change your mind, why have one?
I wouldn’t change anything. I’ve made mistakes, but thanks to those mistakes, I’ve learned.
Coy Wire played in the NFL for 9 years and is now a motivational speaker and has a book out called ‘Change Your Mind.’ He is an amazing person with such positive energy! When Kroy and I first met and started dating, there weren’t a whole lot of people that supported us, but Coy always did.
Every successful social movement in this country’s history has used disruption as a strategy to fight for social change. Whether it was the Boston Tea Party to the sit-ins at lunch counters throughout the South, no change has been won without disruptive action.
Empathy is the starting point for creating a community and taking action. It’s the impetus for creating change.
A zebra does not change its spots.
There is a need for financial reform along ethical lines that would produce in its turn an economic reform to benefit everyone. This would nevertheless require a courageous change of attitude on the part of political leaders.
I’m not going to change the world. You’re not going to change the world. But we can help – we can all help.
What’s dangerous is not to evolve.
I do think that you can dress yourself out of a problem. The way that a haircut and a new pair of pants can make you feel is better than any therapist, because when you look in the mirror, you see a different person – you are a different person. It’s superficial change that can lead to real change.
The moment of change is the only poem.
Opinions are made to be changed – or how is truth to be got at?
To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.
Sometimes, change is a good thing.
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
There is nothing so stable as change.
We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing.
You are never too young to learn, never too old to change.
Change in all things is sweet.
I do believe that clean water is the most efficient way to change the world.
I’m always disappointed when people don’t live up to their potential. I know that a number of people look down on themselves and consequently on everybody who looks like them. But that, too, can change.
The times change, and if you don’t change with them, you get left behind.
You can’t change somebody’s character, but you can change the way a person presents themselves.
Climate change is destroying our path to sustainability. Ours is a world of looming challenges and increasingly limited resources. Sustainable development offers the best chance to adjust our course.
I don’t know that love changes. People change. Circumstances change.
Don’t try to change anybody. And they should let you be yourself, ‘You loved me when you met me, so let’s keep going!’
Don’t change on me. Don’t extort me unless you intend to do it forever.
All men can and will change. But there’s only one woman we’re going to change for.
Climate change is moving faster than we are, but we don’t give up because we know that climate action is the only path.
We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history.
You can’t change the world alone – you will need some help – and to truly get from your starting point to your destination takes friends, colleagues, the good will of strangers and a strong coxswain to guide them.
If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed.
You cannot change the conclusion of the brain by torture, nor by social ostracism. But I will tell you what you can do by these and what you have done. You can make hypocrites by the million.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
If I said it once, I’ll say it again: ‘We have the power to change everything.’
It is not strange… to mistake change for progress.
I do think haircuts completely change people.
Art, freedom and creativity will change society faster than politics.
The better we understand how identities and power work together from one context to another, the less likely our movements for change are to fracture.
Power does not change you, it unmasks you.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
As a leader, the first person I need to lead is me. The first person that I should try to change is me.
Exploiting people’s emotions of fear, envy and anxiety is not hope, it’s not change, it’s partisanship. We don’t need partisanship. We don’t need demagoguery, we need solutions.
Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can’t ride you unless your back is bent.
When we are no longer able to change a situation – we are challenged to change ourselves.
There is danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism.
If you want to truly understand something, try to change it.
It’s funny how things change slowly, until the day we realize they’ve changed completely.
Every single person has the power to change the world and help people.
I always feel good after I change my hair. You get a haircut and feel positive and ready to take on the day.
There are big problems that change the world. If we are working together, that will make us understand each other, appreciate each other, help each other.
Change is hard, but change is good.
I’m a Gemini, so I change my mind every day.
I absolutely don’t care about my looks and I’m so used to them that I wouldn’t change a thing. I would end up missing my defects.
I feel confident imposing change on myself. It’s a lot more fun progressing than looking back. That’s why I need to throw curve balls.
It is absolutely impossible to transcend the laws of nature. What can change in historically different circumstances is only the form in which these laws expose themselves.
To live is to change, and to be perfect is to have changed often.
Let me be absolutely clear. Israel is a strong friend of Israel’s. It will be a strong friend of Israel’s under a McCain administration. It will be a strong friend of Israel’s under an Obama administration. So that policy is not going to change.
People with high blood pressure, diabetes – those are conditions brought about by life style. If you change the life style, those conditions will leave.
Death means change our clothes. Clothes become old, then time to come change. So this body become old, and then time come, take young body.
I think there are more politicians in favor of electric cars than against. There are still some that are against, and I think the reasoning for that varies depending on the person, but in some cases, they just don’t believe in climate change – they think oil will last forever.
The older I get, the more I’m conscious of ways very small things can make a change in the world. Tiny little things, but the world is made up of tiny matters, isn’t it?
You can go slow. Allow your dreams and goals to change, but live an intentional life.
When you change the way you think, you can change the way you feel.
We’re all going to change. Otherwise, it’s boring.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.
You must change in order to survive.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
As soon as the printing press started flooding Europe with books, people were complaining that there were too many books and that it was going to change philosophy and the course of human thought in ways that wouldn’t necessarily be good.
The moment you’ve convinced someone that you truly understand her dreams and feelings, mental and behavioral change becomes possible, and the foundation for a breakthrough has been laid.
If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to. If you are not afraid of dying, there is nothing you cannot achieve.
The moral world is as little exempt as the physical world from the law of ceaseless change, of perpetual flux.
We say keep your change, we’ll keep our God, our guns, our constitution.
Just when I think I have learned the way to live, life changes.
I don’t think the human mind can comprehend the past and the future. They are both just illusions that can manipulate you into thinking theres some kind of change.
I am Jose Mourinho and I don’t change. I arrive with all my qualities and my defects.
Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.
A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.
You can’t change how people act, but what you can change is how you react.
The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.
Experience should be a plus as long as it doesn’t become complacency. If you say, ‘We’re not going to change; we didn’t do it that way before,’ then you’ve become too old.
Know what’s weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change. But pretty soon, everything’s different.
As human beings we do change, grow, adapt, perhaps even learn and become wiser.
It’s the most unhappy people who most fear change.
Everything can change in the blink of an eye. But don’t worry; God never blinks.
Turbulence is life force. It is opportunity. Let’s love turbulence and use it for change.
When we lose, we don’t have to change everything but correct things by working hard.
You can’t move so fast that you try to change the mores faster than people can accept it. That doesn’t mean you do nothing, but it means that you do the things that need to be done according to priority.
How can people change their minds about us if they don’t know who we are?
All I want to do is change the world.
Never too late to change your relationship with somebody in your life.
There is no fundamental social change by being simply of individual and interpersonal actions. You have to have organizations and institutions that make a fundamental difference.
For the timid, change is frightening; for the comfortable, change is threatening; but for the confident, change is opportunity.
All of the great social justice advances that we ever had in this country have come not from people with big titles and not from people at the top, but just from everyday people getting together saying ‘Enough is enough. I’m going to change this, and I’m going to get involved, and I am going to be engaged.’
It’s a new challenge to see how people can change your look. I like words like transformation, reinvention, and chameleon. Because one word I don’t like is predictable.
As you navigate through the rest of your life, be open to collaboration. Other people and other people’s ideas are often better than your own. Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.
There is something in the pang of change More than the heart can bear, Unhappiness remembering happiness.
Change is not an event, it’s a process.
We emphasize that we believe in change because we were born of it, we have lived by it, we prospered and grew great by it. So the status quo has never been our god, and we ask no one else to bow down before it.
The most important thing about global warming is this. Whether humans are responsible for the bulk of climate change is going to be left to the scientists, but it’s all of our responsibility to leave this planet in better shape for the future generations than we found it.
Change occurs in direct proportion to dissatisfaction, but dissatisfaction never changes.
The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.
Beauty: the adjustment of all parts proportionately so that one cannot add or subtract or change without impairing the harmony of the whole.
In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.
Ignorance is always afraid of change.
Don’t underestimate the power of your vision to change the world. Whether that world is your office, your community, an industry or a global movement, you need to have a core belief that what you contribute can fundamentally change the paradigm or way of thinking about problems.
I don’t think people change.
Acting is magical. Change your look and your attitude, and you can be anyone.
If you can’t change your fate, change your attitude.
I never want to change so much that people can’t recognize me.
Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.
People change over the years, and that changes situations for good and for bad.
You can change the circumstances but you can never change man’s inner nature.
You can’t change history. These things happened the way they did. What you can change is how you look at it and how you understand that it takes the good moments and it takes the difficult moments to move forward.
Most people already know what they’re doing wrong. When I get them to church I want to tell them that you can change.
Negative emotions like loneliness, envy, and guilt have an important role to play in a happy life; they’re big, flashing signs that something needs to change.
I just change with the times. I really don’t have a say in what’s going on. Music was here before me.
A change in bad habits leads to a change in life.
A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.
People change and forget to tell each other.
Taste may change, but inclination never.
God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other.
What really broke it down was I had my son while I was locked up, so that really affected me. I can’t really have this, knowing my father was locked up when I was small. So that really out of everything – through the fame, the money, everything – that really put the toll on me: ‘Oh yeah, I gotta change.’
If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character, would you slow down? Or speed up?
From time to time, you have seminal personalities who really change the way the world sees itself – people like Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela. Warren Buffett is that kind of person in the business world.
Entrepreneurs have a great ability to create change, be flexible, build companies and cultivate the kind of work environment in which they want to work.
I remember being young in the 1960s… we had a great sense of the future, a great big hope. This is what is missing in the youth today. This being able to dream and to change the world.
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
I want art to make me think. In order to do that, it may piss me off, or make me uncomfortable. That promotes awareness and change, or at least some discussion.
What politicians want to create is irreversible change because when you leave office someone changes it back again.
All things must change to something new, to something strange.
When you can’t cope with change, you feel overwhelmed, and you look for a simple solution.
Originals are nonconformists, people who not only have new ideas but take action to champion them. They are people who stand out and speak up. Originals drive creativity and change in the world. They’re the people you want to bet on.
I have accepted fear as a part of life – specifically the fear of change… I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back.
Don’t manage – lead change before you have to.
Like it or not, the world evolves, priorities change and so do you.
Change is such hard work.
Logic will never change emotion or perception.
We cannot change the political system, we cannot change the economic system, we cannot change the social system, until the people control the land, and then we take it out of the hands of that sick minority that chooses to pervert the meaning and the intention of humanity.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
All things are only transitory.
We’re on some path that’s set since we’re born, but I still believe we can change some things. So I believe in my faith, but I still don’t believe in my fate.
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Conversion is a change of masters. Will we not do as much for our new master, the Lord Jesus, as we did once for our old tyrant lusts?
A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.
What I’ve learned is that real change is very, very hard. But I’ve also learned that change is possible – if you fight for it.
To survive and even thrive in a changing world, nature offers another great lesson: the survivors are those who at the least adapt to change, or even better learn to benefit from change and grow intellectually and personally. That means careful listening and constant learning.
All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you. The only thing blame does is to keep the focus off you when you are looking for… reasons to explain your unhappiness or frustration.
A lot of people get impatient with the pace of change.
It’s normal in a top club that people change.
If something is true, no amount of wishful thinking will change it.
One thing I’m not going to do is change up anything. Like, I’m always gonna be me.
In true dialogue, both sides are willing to change.
Empowering the individual means empowering the nation. And empowerment is best served through rapid economic growth with rapid social change.
Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.
A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.
I feel very lucky to have grown up having interaction with adults who were making change but who were far from perfect beings. That feeling of not being paralyzed by your incredible inadequacy as a human being, which I feel every day, is a part of the legacy that I’ve gotten from so many of the adult elders.
One change always leaves the way open for the establishment of others.
Blockchain technologies will change transactions in a broad way.
No matter what your mission is, have some notion in your head. Forget the model, whether it’s government or nonprofit or profit. Ask yourself the more important question: Is my mission improving the world? Are you sure about it? Seek to disconfirm that all the time. And if you can, change your mission.
Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.
The changes in our life must come from the impossibility to live otherwise than according to the demands of our conscience not from our mental resolution to try a new form of life.
The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.
People who are alone all the time never grow. Those hermits just stay the same. It’s only through relationships. Relationships change us and make us grow.
We need to change the culture of this topic and make it OK to speak about mental health and suicide.
Is the modern social pattern of unending change and movement the cause of two modern diseases, insecurity and dissatisfaction? How lucky Thomas Hood was to be able to write, ‘I remember, I remember the house where I was born.’ I don’t even know what mine looked like!
For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right but found to be otherwise.
Being reminded about the incredible power of God’s love, and living as He intended, is the most powerful motivation to change.
Observe constantly that all things take place by change, and accustom thyself to consider that the nature of the Universe loves nothing so much as to change the things which are, and to make new things like them.
I studied to be a lawyer, and after that I did something, obviously, completely different. With change, you learn something. If you do the same thing over and over again, you never learn anything.
Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time; what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better.
The world changes in direct proportion to the number of people willing to be honest about their lives.
Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands.
Let the great world spin for ever down the ringing grooves of change.
I think you should always bear in mind that entropy is not on your side.
As life runs on, the road grows strange with faces new – and near the end. The milestones into headstones change, Neath every one a friend.
Everything can change at any moment, suddenly and forever.
Words have meaning. And their meaning doesn’t change.
With only one bag, you can change your outfit completely.
I am a contradictory mess but I see it as my prerogative to change my mood like the weather.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home… it’s your responsibility to love it, or change it.
There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune.
I believe that the purpose for which I and my fellow soldiers entered upon this war should have been so clearly stated as to have made it impossible to change them, and that, had this been done, the objects which actuated us would now be attainable by negotiation.
Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.
Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.
How many Republicans does it take to change a light bulb? Three. One to mix the martinis, one to change the light bulb, and one to reminisce about how good the old one was.
My mother-in-law has come round to our house at Christmas seven years running. This year we’re having a change. We’re going to let her in.
Every great and deep difficulty bears in itself its own solution. It forces us to change our thinking in order to find it.
You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler.
Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments.
People don’t want to experience change; they just want to wake up, and it’s different.
When you are through changing, you are through.
Time does not change us. It just unfolds us.
For changes to be of any true value, they’ve got to be lasting and consistent.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
I think electricity will create a new world. I feel like the world will change a lot with electricity, and I wonder how it will change, it’s scary, and it’s going to be fun. I think there are so many things to think about when it comes to electric cars.
People change with time. There are things that happened to a person in his childhood and years later they seem to him alien and strange. I am trying to decipher that child. Sometimes he is a stranger to me. When you think about when you were 14, don’t you feel a certain alienation?
If someone doesn’t like something, it’s their prerogative not to like it. It’s not possible to please everyone. That doesn’t mean that I’m going to change my mental make-up. I follow my instinct.
Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances.
We are a party of innovation. We do not reject our traditions, but we are willing to adapt to changing circumstances, when change we must. We are willing to suffer the discomfort of change in order to achieve a better future.
Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes out a fool cannot ride or sail himself into common sense.
Dreams are the seeds of change. Nothing ever grows without a seed, and nothing ever changes without a dream.
True change takes place in the imagination.
It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.
Urbanization is not about simply increasing the number of urban residents or expanding the area of cities. More importantly, it’s about a complete change from rural to urban style in terms of industry structure, employment, living environment and social security.
Blockchain technology isn’t just a more efficient way to settle securities. It will fundamentally change market structures, and maybe even the architecture of the Internet itself.
Any change is resisted because bureaucrats have a vested interest in the chaos in which they exist.
The attitude is we live and let live. This is actually an amazing change in values in a rather short time and it’s an example of freedom from religion.
When you forgive, you in no way change the past – but you sure do change the future.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Climate change is a global problem. The planet is warming because of the growing level of greenhouse gas emissions from human activity. If this trend continues, truly catastrophic consequences are likely to ensue from rising sea levels, to reduced water availability, to more heat waves and fires.
If you embrace that the things that you can do are limitless, you can put your ding in the universe. You can change the world.
Studies have shown that 90% of error in thinking is due to error in perception. If you can change your perception, you can change your emotion and this can lead to new ideas.
To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.
Life is change.
Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change – this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress.
Famous pivot stories are often failures but you don’t need to fail before you pivot. All a pivot is is a change is strategy without a change in vision. Whenever entrepreneurs see a new way to achieve their vision – a way to be more successful – they have to remain nimble enough to take it.
Obviously, there are moments that you look back at and cringe – things in the past involving violence or disrespect to women or disrespect to other people that are so far away from what I want to put out there now. But it’s actually a privilege to be able to change and be making records that reflect that change.
Change is inevitable, change will always happen, but you have to apply direction to change, and that’s when it’s progress.
Through consciousness, our minds have the power to change our planet and ourselves. It is time we heed the wisdom of the ancient indigenous people and channel our consciousness and spirit to tend the garden and not destroy it.
I’m a proud New Zealander, and I represent Paralympics New Zealand. I love what I do, and I do it because I love it. The passion is unbelievable in every race I do. I have the ambition to change things outside the pool, too.
An Internet meme is a hijacking of the original idea. Instead of mutating by random change and spreading by a form of Darwinian selection, Internet memes are altered deliberately by human creativity. There is no attempt at accuracy of copying, as with genes – and as with memes in their original version.
The way to bring about change is to be proactive and active.
I’m interested in things that change the world or that affect the future and wondrous, new technology where you see it, and you’re like, ‘Wow, how did that even happen? How is that possible?’
I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon.
Change is never easy, and it often creates discord, but when people come together for the good of humanity and the Earth, we can accomplish great things.
Epigenetics doesn’t change the genetic code, it changes how that’s read. Perfectly normal genes can result in cancer or death. Vice-versa, in the right environment, mutant genes won’t be expressed. Genes are equivalent to blueprints; epigenetics is the contractor. They change the assembly, the structure.
It is really interesting to change your hair color after being blond your entire life.
Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.
If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.
A lot of people change for good. Some people just fall off. Just trying to progress in anything, no matter what you’re doing, I feel like any progression you make… some people aren’t gonna be around you that were around you.
Failed plans should not be interpreted as a failed vision. Visions don’t change, they are only refined. Plans rarely stay the same, and are scrapped or adjusted as needed. Be stubborn about the vision, but flexible with your plan.
Change comes from reflection.
You may not be able to change a situation, but with humor you can change your attitude about it.
Cinema is a mirror that can change the world.
Slowness to change usually means fear of the new.
Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.
Football is great because you always have another opportunity to change history.
Never doubt that you can change history. You already have.
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
Climate change is sometimes misunderstood as being about changes in the weather. In reality it is about changes in our very way of life.
I think an eyebrow can change the way you feel. It changes everything about your confidence.
Social change comes through people.
We have to fight climate change like we actually want to win.
The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart.
Kids deserve the right to think that they can change the world.
Help young people. Help small guys. Because small guys will be big. Young people will have the seeds you bury in their minds, and when they grow up, they will change the world.
My dad always said, ‘Don’t worry what people think, because you can’t change it.’
An experimental idea doesn’t have to be separated from a mainstream context. The really exciting thing is where those two things are together. That’s where you can get real change.
Don’t knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn’t start a conversation if it didn’t change once in a while.
A word of encouragement from a teacher to a child can change a life. A word of encouragement from a spouse can save a marriage. A word of encouragement from a leader can inspire a person to reach her potential.
I’m very interested in how people change.
Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.
When you’re a catalyst for change, you make enemies – and I’m proud of the ones I’ve got.
We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction.
We shall never change our political leaders until we change the people who elect them.
Everything in life that we really accept undergoes a change.
If you’re raised with a poverty mentality, nothing is going to change it. I do know some really stingy billionaires. I come from such a generation of hand-to-mouthers.
I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.
I want to do something to change the mistrust towards politicians.
A lot can change in the editing room.
Things don’t have to change the world to be important.
We have a duty to show up in the world with meaning and purpose and commitment to doing good. And to use any privilege that we have to make positive change and to disrupt oppressive systems.
If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts.
The burdens of generations of poverty and powerlessness lie heavy in the fields of America. If we fail, there are those who will see violence as the shortcut to change.
Together we can change the world, just one random act of kindness at a time.
People will always try to change you. They will always want you to be who they want you to be. That’s fine because I’ll always be exactly who I want to be.
Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.
Money is being made programmable. That’s a fundamental change with implications we can still barely see.
I’ve been no stranger to change.
The hardest thing in life to do is to change.
Pop culture is a reflection of social change, not a cause of social change.
Change is not only likely, it’s inevitable.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
It takes but one person, one moment, one conviction, to start a ripple of change.
It seems to me that more and more we’ve come to expect less and less from each other, and I think that should change.
The only constant in the technology industry is change.
Climate change is happening, humans are causing it, and I think this is perhaps the most serious environmental issue facing us.
I’ll never change the name of the Redskins. You have my word on that.
The difference between Marilyn Monroe and the early Pamela Anderson is not that great. What’s amazing is that the taste of American men and international tastes in terms of beauty have essentially stayed the same. Styles change, but our view of beauty stays the same.
Change is not merely necessary to life – it is life.
Being ready isn’t enough; you have to be prepared for a promotion or any other significant change.
Change takes courage.
If you don’t like the way the world is, you change it. You have an obligation to change it. You just do it one step at a time.
Character isn’t something you were born with and can’t change, like your fingerprints. It’s something you weren’t born with and must take responsibility for forming.
I’m very strict with my packing and have everything in its right place. I never change a rule. I hardly use anything in the hotel room. I wheel my own wardrobe in and that’s it.
As with anything creative, change is inevitable.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
I believe agriculture is the key to change for this country.
Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence – only in constant improvement and constant change.
Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.
People don’t realize what’s really going on in this country. There are a lot things that are going on that are unjust. People aren’t being held accountable for. And that’s something that needs to change. That’s something that this country stands for: freedom, liberty and justice for all.
Some people change when they think they’re a star or something.
Bravery is the engine of change.
I am who I am, and I can’t change that. It’s not something I’ve labored over.
The entire planet is drawn to Indian culture and soft power. The global community looks to us for solutions to international problems – whether terrorism, money laundering or climate change. In a globalised world, our responsibilities are also global.
A change of season calls for a change of scent that is both energizing and refreshing.
I mean, if you didn’t get it or if you didn’t feel like you enjoyed it, sometimes that experience can change.
Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total; of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.
We need to stop being so profligate with fossil fuels, to rein back climate change and protect biodiversity. We need to work together, globally, and I’m optimistic that we will.
If you can change three lives in 10, three lives in a hundred, that’s got to be good, hasn’t it?
And if you can change Addis, definitely you can change Ethiopia.
Change is tough, people don’t like it, but it is necessary. Take two aspirins and call me in the morning.
There is at least one point in the history of any company when you have to change dramatically to rise to the next level of performance. Miss that moment – and you start to decline.